Oil Rig Worker Strikes $950,000 Award After Defeating 'Borrowed Employee' Defense
Austin, TX (WorkersCompensation.com) – A Texas oil company’s inability to show that it controlled a worker’s day-to-day responsibilities, had the right to terminate the worker, or was responsible for paying the worker left the company unable to show that the worker was a “borrowed employee.”
As a result, the company was unable to convince the Texas Supreme Court that the Longshore and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act’s exclusive remedy provisions ...
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